Esthetic Rehabilitation of Fractured Maxillary Anterior Permanent Tooth Using Glass Fiber Post and Full Coverage Restoration: Case Report
Reshma Rajasekhar, H Azeem
Crown fracture, Esthetic rehabilitation, Fiber post
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Rajasekhar R, Azeem H. Esthetic Rehabilitation of Fractured Maxillary Anterior Permanent Tooth Using Glass Fiber Post and Full Coverage Restoration: Case Report. 2022; 12 (1):15-18.
The incidence of maxillary anterior teeth being injured is very high as they are anteriorly placed in the arch, and they have a protrusive eruptive pattern. Maxillary anterior injury can cause changes in a patient's appearance as well as function and thus leading to a psychological impact. The application of intracanal post in root canal treated tooth improves the retention of eventual restoration. The fiber post has a modulus of elasticity very similar to dentin, and they strengthen the remaining tooth structure and increase tooth fracture resistance. The present case describes an Ellis class IV fracture which was rehabilitated using a fiber post and full coverage restoration.
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